Know Your Responsibilities as a Landlord or Property Manager in Pennsylvania
HECP's new compliance manual for providers of rental housing
Know Your Rights as a Renter in Pennsylvania
Visit the Housing Equality Center’s new website for renters.
Agreement Reached with Presby’s Inspired Life to Resolve Fair Housing Allegations
Affordable Housing Provider to Pay $115,000 for Disability Discrimination at Philadelphia-Area Apartment Complexes
HUD to accept complaints of housing discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation
Effective immediately, HUD's Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity will accept all complaints of discrimination in housing because of gender identity or sexual orientation.
Agreement Reached with Presidential City Apartments Resolving Fair Housing Allegations
Philadelphia Apartment Owner Pays $42,000 for Failure to Make Reasonable Accommodations for Residents with Disabilities
What is Fair Housing?
Fair housing means that all people have the right to choose where they want to live, without being subjected to discrimination.
Welcome to the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania!
The mission of Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania is to advance fair and equal access to housing opportunities for all Pennsylvanians. The Housing Equality Center’s service area includes the Pennsylvania counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton and Philadelphia. The organization’s education and technical assistance programs support housing professionals throughout Pennsylvania.
May 19, 2022
Fair Housing News – May 2022
The Housing Equality Center’s impact over the past 30 years includes:
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that 2.5 million people are victims of housing discrimination each year.
Units of housing with discriminatory practices ended
In damages for victims of housing discrimination